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Study reveals long-term benefits of weight loss surgery in adults with obesity and diabetes

Researchers recently conducted the largest study to date to evaluate the effectiveness of weight loss surgery in a Chinese population of individuals with obesity and type 2 diabetes. In the study, which is published in Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews, surgery provided substantial and sustainable effects on weight, blood sugar, and cholesterol over five years. Source: […]

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Weight loss tied to loss of hip bone density in older adults

(HealthDay)—Obese and overweight older individuals who lose weight have lower bone mineral density (BMD) in their hips, according to a study published in the November issue of Obesity. Daniel E. Kammire, of the Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and colleagues gathered data from 77 adults (mean age, 67 years) at baseline, 18 months, […]

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Uncovering the Facts: Myths on Vitamins and Weight Loss Supplements

untitled-2.jpg You may have recently started a new vitamin regiment, or maybe you’re interested in trying a new weight loss supplement. Either way, like with most supplements, there are dangers that could affect your furry friends. The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center has everything you need to know about myths surrounding vitamins and weight loss […]

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Woman thought weight gain was due to takeaways, but it was PCOS

Shannon Wedley thought her dramatic weight gain during her first year at university was a result of an unhealthy takeaway habit, but it turned out to be something completely unexpected. The 22-year-old, who was studying fine art at the University of Gloucestershire, initially didn’t think too much of her four stone weight gain. But when […]

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Want to lose weight? Exercise at the SAME TIME every day

Exercising at the SAME TIME every day is key to losing weight: Scientists discover people are more likely to work out if it becomes a ‘habit’ ‘Consistent exercisers’ worked out for 4.8 days a week and 285 minutes   Compared to 4.4 days and 285 minutes among the ‘inconsistent exercisers’  Once a habit, the ‘attention, effort […]